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Folio collection of musical numbers published by Jerome H. Remick & Co. arranged for 5 string banjo by Zara Myron Bickford. Includes the following pieces arranged as instrumentals for Solo Banjo; In the Land Where Poppies Bloom You Don't Know I'll Say She Does Mandy and Me My Girl of Southland Arya Tackin' 'Em Down She was not so bad for a Country Girl I've got the Blue Ridge Blues My Baby-Talk Lady Galli-Curci Rag Swinging Along with Lindy It's a Pretty Little Thing I'll Love You More For...
Topics: Banjo, popular music, fox trots, one-steps, matches, waltzes
Folkscanomy: Music
- Emory M. Hall
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Five string banjo instruction book in A notation teaching both finger style and thimble (stroke) style banjo.  E. M. Hall was a very popular stage banjoist in minstrelsy.  He gave a "history of the banjo" show in the 1890s. From the collection of Marc D. Smith
Topics: Five String Banjo, minstrel banjo, fingerstyle banjo, stroke style banjo, clawhammer, classic,...
Folkscanomy: Music
- John Church Company
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Early instruction book for the Richter model or 10 hole "diatonic" harmonica. Very little documentable evidence supports the claims that the Richter harmonica was popular or even readily available in the United States before the 1870s.  Most evidence attributes the popularity to one man, J. K. Emmet known for his character "Fritz."  There were even signature model harmonicas sold under his name. This book will work with the common 10 hole diatonic harmonica.  As there was...
Topics: harmonica, Richter harmonica, diatonic harmonica, J. K. Emmet, popular music
Folkscanomy: Music
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Collection of five string banjo music in A notation and TAB composed and arranged by Brooks and Denton. This is one of (if not the) earliest examples of TAB being printed under standard notation in banjo music. The tab is different then the "modern version" but is fully usable as long as one reads the instructions. Music includes Berkeley March The Belle of Columbia Ma Lady Lu (arrangement) White Star Line March The Lobster'S Promenade, Porter Steele (arrangement) Tyro Mazurka...
Topics: Classic Banjo, five string banjo, popular music, marches, finger style banjo
Folkscanomy: Music
- George L. Lansing
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A notation 5 string banjo method for finger style banjo. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks.
Topics: Banjo Method, classic banjo, finger style banjo, popular music
Folkscanomy: Music
- Thomas J. Armstrong
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Compiled and Arranged by Thos. J. Armstrong, 1889.  73 pages.  "A" or "American" notation for Five String Banjo.  Instruction and music.  Also contains valuable information on Banjeaurine and piccolo banjos. The "letters to the Young Banjoist" are historically interesting. Scanned and uploaded from the Library of Joel W. Hooks.
Topics: Banjo, notation, popular music, fingerstyle, gut strings
Folkscanomy: Music
- R. J. Hamilton
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Standard pieces of music arranged for one or two banjos, with accompaniment for piano, by R. J. Hamilton.  This is a collection of previously published five string banjo sheet music from the late 1880s. Music is in "A" or "American" notation.  There are a few pages of instruction in the back. Original copy from the collection of Marc Smith. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks.
Topics: Banjo, banjo duets, piano, gut strings, five string, classic, finger style, 19th century, popular...
Folkscanomy: Music
- S. Swaim Stewart, Philadelphia, PA
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19 century music trade periodical that was banjo and guitar specific.  Contains the following musical numbers;  Vesper Waltz, Amos Poor- Banjo Pleasant Moments Schottische, E. D. Goldby- Banjo Little Dasy Polka, Otto H. Albright- Banjo Eazy Guitar Mazurka, Chas. H. Loag- Guitar Jig, Chas. H. Loag- Banjo Guitar Melody, Anonymous- Guiar Anna Song, From Nanon, J. E. Henning- Mandolin and Guitar. The Waterfall, Julius T Festner- Zither Buckley's Polka, Arranged by Thomas J. Armstrong- 2 Banjos...
Topics: Banjo, guitar, mandolin, zither, popular music, gut strings, classic banjo, musical trade periodical
Folkscanomy: Music
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5 String Banjo instruction book published in C notation.
Topics: classic banjo, popular music, minstrel banjo, gut strings, banjo tutor, 5 string banjo
Folkscanomy: Music
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A notation banjo tutor "Containing the Elements of Music, a full description of the Banjo and how to play it, together with a choice collection of Exercises, Pieces, Solos, Duets, etc., etc." From the collection of Marc Smith.  Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks.
Topics: classic banjo, stroke style banjo, popular music, gut strings, banjo method, A notation, 19th...
Folkscanomy: Music
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19th century music trade periodical that was banjo and guitar specific.  Contains the following musical numbers; Vernon Polka, Thomas Armstrong- Banjo University Cadets' March, F. M. Planque- Banjo Lillian Polka, E. H. Frey- Banjo Melodie, A, Rubinstein Op. 31, Arranged for Guitar by Domingo I. Lynch A Summer's Dream Waltz, G. T. Morey- Banjo Also contains Al. Baur's "Reminiscence of a Banjo Player" 23rd letter. From the collection of Marc Smith. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W....
Topics: Banjo, Guitar, Musical Trade, Periodical, popular music, classic banjo
Folkscanomy: Music
- Frank B. Converse
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A choice collection of popular and standard songs for the banjo. A notation.
Topics: classic banjo, popular music, minstrel banjo, gut strings, 19th century banjo, 5 string banjo
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Folio collection of musical numbers published by Jerome H. Remick & Co. arranged for piano accompaniment by Zara Myron Bickford.  This is a companion book for the Banjo Solo version. Includes piano accompaniment for the following pieces; In the Land Where Poppies Bloom You Don't Know I'll Say She Does Mandy and Me My Girl of Southland Arya Tackin' 'Em Down She was not so bad for a Country Girl I've got the Blue Ridge Blues My Baby-Talk Lady Galli-Curci Rag Swinging Along with Lindy It's a...
Topics: piano, popular music, fox trots, marches, two steps, waltzs
Folkscanomy: Music
- Samuel Swaim Stewart
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S. S. Stewart Banjo and Guitar Journal Volume 3, No. 2 February 1885
Topics: banjo, stewart banjo, classic banjo, periodical, popular music